AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman elected as president of FIM North America
PICKERINGTON, OH – November 17, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – FIM North America, the continental union of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme that represents North America, has elected a new slate of board members representing member federations at a Nov. 16 meeting.
American Motorcyclist Association President and CEO Rob Dingman was re-elected to a four-year term as FIM North America president. Holly Ralph, CEO of the Canadian Motorcycle Federation, was re-elected FIM NA Deputy President. AMA Chief Operating Officer James Holter was elected FIM NA Treasurer. Additional board members appointed to four-year terms by their respective member federations were CMA Honorary President John Pineo and AMA Director of Racing Mike Pelletier.
The positions are in effect November 2022 through November 2026.
AMA Director of International Competition Bill Cumbow was reappointed to the position of FIM NA Secretary General. This non-voting position is effective November 2022 through November 2024.
“It is my honor to continue representing the interests of North American motorcyclists on behalf of the AMA with respect to FIM-sanctioned activity,” Dingman said. “I will strongly advocate for the U.S. and North American perspectives on the world stage and work with the rest of the FIM NA board to grow motorcycling activity on our continent.”
The position of FIM NA President comes with a seat on the FIM board, where Dingman currently holds multiple leadership positions with the FIM, including serving as chairman of the finance committee of the FIM Board of Directors, the elected representative to the FIM Board for all FIM Continental Unions and as a member of the board executive committee.
About the FIM North America
FIM North America is one of six Continental Unions (CONUs) recognized as geographical subdivisions and accountable to the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). It was founded in 1998. The national federations who are members of FIM North America are, by virtue of their geographical area and their membership in the FIM, the American Motorcyclist Association and the Canadian Motorcycle Association. FIM North America establishes an annual calendar of Continental Championship events and other activities and declares champions in designated disciplines and classes. Its member federations issue CONU licenses to riders participating in FIM NA events as well as those who are participating in Continental Championship events organized in other CONUs. For more information, visit fim-northamerica.com.
Source: American Motorcyclist Association